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GM Losing $49,000 for Each Chevy Volt With Taxpayers on the Hook

While General Motors (and the White House) are touting "record" sales of the electric hybrid Volt,   leading economic experts say it's racking up red ink.

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Semi burns on I-84 in Oregon
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Semi Truck Loaded With Syrup Burns on I-84 [PHOTOS]

A semi-truck loaded with flammable syrup provided a spectacular display Monday night on I-84.

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Federal Campaign started to prevent children being left in cars
ALEXANDRIA, VA - AUGUST 17: Reginald McKinnon wipes away tears after talking about his daughter's death from hyperthermia during a news conference to launch the "Look Before You Lock" campaign against leaving children inside parked cars. In 2010, McKinnon accidentially left his 17-month-old daughter in his car while he went to work and she died from hyperthermia. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Experts Say Technology Can’t Keep Parents From Leaving Children in Hot Vehicles

With the recent rash this summer of child and infant fatalities from being left in hot vehicles, numerous technology devices have come out claiming to help parents "remember."

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crazyshellsslam, flickr
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What Are the Most Stolen Cars in the US? [VIDEO]

Flashy sports cars may be objects of envy, but when it comes to the most stolen vehicles in America, they can’t hold a candle to plain old sedans.

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Everyone Needs a Trunk Escape Hatch, Don’t They? [VIDEO]

We saw this interesting switch inside the trunk of a car this weekend.

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Great Northwest Nationals Car Show

Don't know what you are doing August 17-19? Then make sure you are at the 11th Annual Great Northwest Nationals Giant Car Show! So head on over to the Spokane Fair and Expo center Friday and Saturday 8 a

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The new Dodge Charger being tested at Daytona 2012
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Dodge Leaving NASCAR Series at End of 2012 Season [POLL]

Sources close to NASCAR and Chrysler say the Charger is not far from leaving the NASCAR world.

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Ralph Orlowski, Getty Images
Ralph Orlowski, Getty Images
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The Top 5 Driving Pet Peeves of Tri-Cities

Here are our results on driving pet peeves in the Tri-Cities:

1 ) Waiting until the last second to merge into traffic.

2 ) Talking on cellphone while driving.

3 ) Driving under the speed limit.

4 ) Going too slo

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I Was Staring at People More Than Cars at Cool Desert Nights

Cool Desert Nights made for some GREAT people watching. A lot of folks came in from out of town and there were a lot of golf buddies and father-and-sons geeking out about the cars. I took some photos of some especially interesting people I found.

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confusion over cell phone laws
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What is Washington’s Law on Cellphones While Driving Again?

Idaho this week adopted new texting and cellphone laws for drivers. We thought we'd review what's legal and what is NOT in Washington.

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